Looking at the top 10 prescriptions for 2008


It is interesting that Lexapro and Effexor XR are among the top prescribed medications, yet there is still so much stigma about mental illness.  We need to do a better job at breaking the stigma, because clearly there are a lot of people out there in treatment for mental health. 



(from:  http://formularyjournal.modernmedicine.com/formulary/data/articlestandard//formulary/202009/598275/article.pdf)



1 Lipitor

2 Nexium  

3 Lexapro 

4 Singulair

5 Plavix 

6 Synthroid

7 Prevacid 

8 Advair Diskus

9 Effexor XR 

10 Diovan 



About Nate Prentice, MSW, LCSW, CAS-PC

Nate Prentice, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Pastoral Counselor who maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Drexel Hill, PA.
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